Min Li Chan an essayist and technologist based in Oakland, CA. Her writing on art, algorithms, language, and precarity in contemporary technological life has appeared in The Yale Review, The Point Magazine, New England Review, and BuzzFeed, among other places. She is one of five finalists for Farrar, Straus & Giroux's inaugural FSG Writer's Fellowship.
Min Li holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an MFA in Creative Writing and MA in English from Northwestern University's Litowitz program. As a technologist, she has worked on self-driving cars, cloud computing laptops, web browsers, podcasting platforms, and tools for citizen cartography.
Min Li was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is represented by Matt McGowan at Frances Goldin Literary Agency.
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